The current banking landscape is going through a makeover. PSD2 and open banking have it’s advantages, but there are also many opportunities to continue to level the playing field, share risks and revisit the rules.
The trade finance space has seen a huge influx of capital in the development of fintech solutions to address some of today’s most pressing trade challenges.
Our editor, Deepesh Patel sat down with Zencargo’s Sales Director, Sam Greenhalgh to discuss what changes need to take place to make the shipping industry more attractive to young professionals.
Never have fragmented reactions, as seen to recent global crises, be that Covid-19, climate change or geopolitical power shifts, illustrated better the acute need to have sustainable strategies in place.
TFG’s editor, Deepesh Patel had the pleasure of speaking with Stacey Facter from BAFT, Christian Hausherr from Deutsche Bank AG and the Global Supply Chain Finance Forum and John Monaghan from Citi Treasury and Trade Solutions at BAFT’s Virtual Global Annual Meeting.
The virtual Summit on the New Global Sanctions Regime organised by City & Financial Global is taking place on the 12th of July of 2021.
Since Brexit, UK businesses and their EU clients have been hit with increased euro transaction fees which could potentially cost them millions.
Having appeared to stabilise in July and August the number of new cases of COVID-19 globally has edged up to new highs in the last fortnight. Europe is seeing a second wave, particularly in Spain and France, but the case rate in the US has fallen.
TFG heard from Kevin Shakespeare, Director of Stakeholder Engagement at the Institute of Export & International Trade (IOE&IT), on the significant changes in how exporters and importers trade with the EU come 1st January of 2021 – the end of the transition period.
This article argues that the EU falls short of maintaining ‘mutual solidarity’ and that the stark economic differences between many EU nations leads to conflicting energy policies with Russia.
Economies around the world are now looking to reopening economies in support of generating economic activities, limited by social distancing restrictions.
The European Commission faces a tough challenge when considering its policies regarding competition in the market: It is a fine line between protecting domestic companies that struggle in light of giant companies from abroad and softening antitrust rules that Ms Vestager has to walk as EU competition chief.
TFG heard from the ICC United Kingdom at their annual conference, Bridging the Trade Finance Gap, delivering paperless trade, discussing the changing market and the role of banks in the… read more →
One of the arguments that was repeatedly made during the Brexit campaign was that by leaving the European Union, Britain’s fishing industry would be revitalised as it took back control… read more →